Sunday, November 23, 2014
The Grey Heron and Its Shadow in Flight (GIF)
It was a beautiful Autumn day and, I couldn't resist a walk to the Kin Dam.
The plan was, to take advantage of the blue skies and sunshine.
It would have been nice, to come home with some eagle and hawk photos.
That didn't happen but, there were plenty of heron and egret shots taken.
This Grey Heron put on a good show.
Look closely and, you can see fish, jumping in the lower left of the frame.
The series of photos was captured at 4:15PM.
A few minutes later, the sun would be going down behind the mountains.
Once that happened, it was time to put on a jacket and, start walking home.
Location: Okukubi River directly below Kin Dam
Camera: Pentax K3
Lens: Sigma 50-500 at 500mm
Exposure: f/9 1/640 ISO 100
Learn more about this bird, the Ardea cinera at ARKive